Worldwide Bi-Metallic Collectors Club

WBCC Newsmail 1031,  May 14, 2016

Composed with help from members of the Worldwide Bi-metallic Collectors Club (WBCC),
and weekly published by: Martin Peeters,  Netherlands, Focal Point of the WBCC

Past Newsmails can be found at

Dear WBCC members and non WBCC members,

Welcome into the World of Bi-, Tri- and Tetra-metallics. I hope you enjoy reading this week's issue of the WBCC Newsmail.

1. Bi-metallic 2 and 5 Euro 2016 from Luxembourg.... by Pabitra Saha, UK
Bi-metallic 2 and 5 Euro 2016 from Luxembourg to be issued

2. Bi-metallic 5 Zlotych 2016 from Jacek Stacel, Poland
AnotherBi-metallic 5 Zlotych 2016 from Poland from the series: Discover Poland the city of Łódz

Circulation 1,200,000 pieces, Issue date 23/05/2016

3. Bi-metallic Quiz Game #1031….…by Jack Hepler, USA
The Bi-metallic 500 Yen coin issued to represent the Prefecture of Iwati features a Buddhist temple and a poet wearing a kimono. 
The prefecture is the most eastern on the island of Honshu. The prefecture capital city is Morioka.
What food is most famous in the capital city?
Flag of Iwate Prefecture        Coin Picture

See this coin and others at the WBCC website:  Please send your answer to:

WBCC Quiz Game Prize
A Bi-metallic prize will be awarded each month. The player who has the most correct answers in a month will be the winner. 
If there is a tie, a random drawing will be conducted to select a winner. The May prize is a Bi-metallic 2 Dollars of Canada or other suitable coin.

Bi-metallic Quiz question #1030
A Bi-metallic 500 Yen coin was issued to represent the Prefecture of Aomori.
The Prefecture symbol is designed to represent what feature of Aomori?
Answer: The geographical shape of the Prefecture

4. Super Quiz #39…………by Jack Hepler, USA
Name two persons, born in the Americas (North or South) whose image appears on a Bi-metallic coin produced in Europe or Asia.

5. New Bi-, Tri-, or Tetra-metallic Rod Sell, WBCC Webmaster
The new Bi-, Tri-, or Tetra-metallic images are shown at:

"See you" next week,
Martin Peeters, Focal Point of the Worldwide Bi-metallic Collectors Club

The Worldwide Bi-metallic Collectors Club (WBCC) was established September 14, 1996 and is the very first
Worldwide Collectors Club using the Internet.  Goal of the WBCC is exchange Bi-, Tri-, and Tetra-metallics and
exchange knowledge about Bi-, Tri-, and Tetra-metallics

WBCC Organisation:

WBCC Webmaster: Rod Sell, Australia,
WBCC DoCu-Centre: Frans Dubois, Netherlands,
WBCC Research Centre: Paul Baker, UK,
WBCC Developement Centre: Jack Hepler, USA,

WBCC Public Relations Centre: Max Aiello, Italy,
WBCC Focal Point ANA Conventions: Ray Lockwood, USA,
WBCC Focal Point: Martin Peeters, The Netherlands,

The WBCC will attend the following future International events:

* Open Day, Royal Dutch Mint, June 2016, Utrecht, The Netherlands
* 46th World Money Fair, 3-5 February 2017, Berlin, Germany